Historic Aviation Quiz

Question 1 of 10

Question 1

Which of the following bombers had the largest wingspan?

B-17 Flying Fortress
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Avro Lancaster
Heinkel He 111

Question 2 of 10

Question 2

Which one of these the following was NOT a World War II flying ace?

Francis 'Gabby' Gabreski
Richard Bong
David McCampbell
Manfred von Richthofen

Question 3 of 10

Question 3

Which of the following was NOT a main town/city bombing target during the Blitz?

Birmingham
Coventry
Nottingham
Bristol

Question 4 of 10

Question 4

What was the total number of Avro Vulcans ever produced?

96
136
186
206

Question 5 of 10

Question 5

In what year did well-known aircraft manufacturer de Havilland become part of the Hawker-Siddeley group?

1960
1961
1962
1963

Question 6 of 10

Question 6

What was the nickname of the B-24 Liberator which carried Olympic runner Louis Zamperini as its bombardier and crash landed at sea?

The Green Hornet
The Green Latern
Superman
The Flash

Question 7 of 10

Question 7

Which of the V bombers was the first to retire?

Avro Vulcan
Vickers Valiant
Handley Page Victor
Vickers Vampire

Question 8 of 10

Question 8

Captain Eric Brown was a British Royal Navy officer and test pilot. What is he most famed for?

Recovering an aircraft from the highest altitude dive in history
His outrageous aircraft nickname
Holding the world record for the most aircraft carrier deck take-offs and landings performed
The youngest person ever to successfully make a water landing

Question 9 of 10

Question 9

How many Allied squadrons took part in the Battle of Britain?

71
81
91
101

Question 10 of 10

Question 10

Where was the primary Supermarine Spitfire factory located?

 

Southampton
Portsmouth
Dover
Bournemouth

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